Standard Ensign (1958)

The Car

Coming soon

The Specs

Below are the technical specifications and any performance numbers we could get.

Engine

Bore & Stroke 76mm x 92mm
Displacement 1670cc
Firing order 1,3,4,2
Oil pressure (hot)
70 lb./sq. in.

Fuel Supply

Carburetor Solex 32BIO/4
Choke 23
Main 115
Compensating 165
Slow Running 45

Valving

Intake tappet clearance 0.010″ (cold)
Exhaust tappet clearance 0.010″ (cold)
Valve-timing indication Timing cover and crankshaft pulley. Chainwheels marked.
Intake valve opens Intake and exhaust valves should be equally open at TDC on exhaust stroke at 0.0165″ rocker clearance

Ignition

Breaker gap 0.015″
Plug gap 0.025″
Ignition timing indication Pointer on timing cover and boss in crankshaft pulley
Ignition timing 3° BTDC

Clutch

Clutch type Borg & Beck Single Dry Plate
Clutch linings 8″

Brakes

Brake type Girling Hydraulic
Brake linings 9″x1¾”

Wheel Alignment

Toe-In Parallel to 116
Camber 2° + VE static laden
Caster angle 1° 30′ – VE static laden
King pin angle 5½° static laden